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× Dengue cases in Bicol up by 212% in 2019 – DOH

LEGAZPI CITY ---- The Department of Health (DOH) in Bicol has recorded a 212-percent increase in dengue cases last year.

From 3,550 cases in 2018, the number of cases reached 11,092 in 2019, said a report from Ma. Cecilia CV Pan, coordinator of the Public Health Preparedness and Response Unit of DOH-Bicol.

Eighty-seven persons died of dengue last year, while 36 died in 2018.

Most of the cases…